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  Amphitryon - LoveToKnow 1911
Having accidentally killed his uncle Electryon, king of Mycenae, he was driven out by another uncle, Sthenelus.
He fled with Alcmene, Electryon's daughter, to Thebes, where he was cleansed from the guilt of blood by Creon, his maternal uncle, king of Thebes.
Alcmene, who had been betrothed to Amphitryon by her father, refused to marry him until he had avenged the death of her brothers, all of whom except one had fallen in battle against the Taphians.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Amphitryon   (335 words)

  
  Amphitryon, Greek Mythology Link.
Electryon 1 was still reigning in Mycenae when the sons of King Pterelaus of Taphos came with an army claiming their share of the kingdom of Mycenae on account of the rights of Mestor 1, brother of King Electryon 1.
King Electryon 1 then, having lost all his sons but one, decided to wage war against Taphos and he committed the kingdom to Amphitryon and gave him his daughter Alcmena, making him swear that he would keep her a virgin until his return from war.
Abas 2, Acrisius, Aegyptus 1, Alcaeus 1, Alcmena, Aletes 2, Amphitryon, Antiochus 1, Belus 1, Chaeron, Danae, Electryon 1, Epaphus 1, Eurystheus, Heleus, Heracles 1, Hippotes 2, Hippothoe 3, Io, Iolaus 1, Iphicles, Leipephilene, Libya, Lynceus 2, Mestor 1, Perseus 1, Phylas 2, Pterelaus, Sthenelus 3, Taphius, Thero 2, Zeus.
www.forumancientcoins.com /cparada/GML/Amphitryon.html   (1640 words)

  
 Perseids and Pelopids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Midea was celebrated as the residence of Electryon when he was the ruler of Mycenae and Tiryns, and it was the birthplace of his daughter Alcmene.
It is the third major fortified city of the Argolid after Mycenae and Tiryns and was located roughly halfway between the two; it was built atop a conical hill and overlooks the Argolid plain.
Electryon, by contrast, married his brother Alcaeus' daughter Anaxo, and Amphitryon, his nephew, married Alcmene, Electryon's daughter.
mkatz.web.wesleyan.edu /thucydides_lecture/sixty_b.htm   (166 words)

  
 Alcmena, Greek Mythology Link.
King Electryon 1 then decided to wage war against Taphos, and having lost all his sons but one, he committed to Amphitryon the kingdom and his daughter Alcmena, making him swear that he would keep her a virgin until his return from war.
Electryon 1 was King of Mycenae and son of Perseus 1 and Andromeda.
Anaxo 1 was daughter of Alcaeus 1, brother of Electryon 1, and her mother was either Astydamia 1, or Laonome, or Hipponome; Astydamia 1 was daughter of Pelops 1; Laonome was daughter of Guneus 1, and Hipponome was daughter of one Menoeceus, probably Menoeceus 1, father of Creon 2 and Jocasta, the wife of Oedipus.
www.forumancientcoins.com /cparada/GML/Alcmena.html   (2845 words)

  
 Electryon and Amphitryon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
She surpassed the tribe of womankind [5] in beauty and in height; and in wisdom none vied with her of those whom mortal women bore of union with mortal men.
Wishing to avenge his sons' death, Electryon purposed to make war on the Teleboans, but first he committed the kingdom to Amphitryon along with his daughter Alcmena, binding him by oath to keep her a virgin until his return.
However, as he was receiving the cows back, one of them charged, and Amphitryon threw at her the club which he had in his hands.
www3.baylor.edu /~John_Thorburn/ElectryonAmphitryon.html   (235 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 152 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
While Electryon, the brother of Alcaeus, was reigning at Mycenae, the sons of Pterelaus together with the Taphians invaded his territory, demanded the surrender of the kingdom, and drove away his oxen.
The sons of Electryon entered upon a contest with the sons of Pterelaus, but the combatants on both sides all fell, so that Electryon had only one son, Licymnius, left, and Pterelaus likewise only one, Eueres.
Amphitryon now restored to Electryon the oxen he had brought back to Mycenae; one of them turned wild, and as Amphitryon attempted to strike it with his club, he accidentally hit the head of Electryon and killed him on the spot.
ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/0161.html   (1013 words)

  
 Fall Of Perfection
Electryon's jade green eyes slowly fell open, but his wife's snapped quickly and she rose with a deadly grace to her feet.
From the corner of his eye, Electryon saw a small blonde haired child crying for her mother, who was lying dead at the child's knees.
Electryon met Jady's gaze with terror, and at his eyes her knees collapsed beneath her.
www.angelfire.com /scifi/ph/fiction/fallofperfection.html   (5578 words)

  
 Heracles
Electryon's nine sons went to retrieve the stolen cows, but the sons of Electryon and the sons of Taphius killed one another in a battle.
Electryon went on an expedition with Amphitryon to avenge his sons' death and recapture his cattle.
Zeus, Hera, Alcmene, Amphitryon, Electryon, Eurystheus, Castor, Autolycus.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/heracles.html   (8666 words)

  
 Electryon (X-Force foe)
Powers/Abilities: Electryon is an Eternal, which means she has all the abilities of a normal Eternal including immortality, superhuman strength, levitation, illusion casting, and the ability to project cosmic energy.
Electryon also an inventor and has made many tools over the centuries including his mace which he carries.
Electryon fired a bolt of energy at X-Force but Moonstar was able to counter it with her powers and knocked him out with her psionic arrow.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/electryon.htm   (470 words)

  
 What's in a Name? by Klio
Electryon and his mother, Alcmene, were so relieved that he was adjusting to staying in Thebes they did not question him too closely about his activities.
Electryon watched his grandson climb up the tower and sit on the edge of the water tank with his legs dangling over the side.
Electryon guided the boys to the temple of Apollo which stood between the sacred grove and the cleft in the ground from where the Pythia gave her oracles.
www.iolausianlibrary.org /klio3.htm   (7879 words)

  
 Immortal Journey: The Tales of Heracles, Leo, Cancer, Sagittarius, Centaurus, Draco, Sagitta and Cerberus. Chapter 1: ...
They waited until the middle of the night and herded Electryon's cattle to the shore where they planned to sail the herd back to Taphos upon their ship.
Electryon's sons woke to the racket made by the mooing herd.
King Electryon's son Licymnius didn't fight because he was just a child, and King Pterelaus' son Eureus had been aboard the ship.
www.business-esolutions.com /starmyths/myths/heracles01.htm   (3379 words)

  
 1999 Curriculum
Electryon, son of Perseus, married his own niece, and they had Alcmena and nine sons.
Electryon became king of Mycenae, but he later was attacked by pirates.
However, before Electryon left on his path of revenge, Amphitryon killed him in a dispute that resulted in his banishment from Argos.
www.cfep.uci.edu /uci-sati/faculty/arthur_espinosa_full.html   (5624 words)

  
 Lecture12
Sons of Pterelaus and fellow Taphians come to Electryon, king of Mycene, and demand kingdom in name of Mestor.
Electryon refuses, Taphians steal his cattle: war in which both are destroyed.
General is Amphitryon, son of Alcaeus, Electryon's brother, and brother of Electryon's wife.
ccwf.cc.utexas.edu /~jlfriend/lecture12.htm   (732 words)

  
 Re: Herakles is 3288 years old today
But of the sons of Electryon there survived > Licymnius, who was still young; and of the sons of Pterelaus there survived > Everes, who guarded the ships.
Wishing to avenge his sons' death, Electryon > purposed to make war on the Teleboans, but first he committed the kingdom to > Amphitryon along with his daughter Alcmena, binding him by oath to keep her > a virgin until his return.
However, as he was receiving the cows back, one > of them charged, and Amphitryon threw at her the club which he had in his > hands.
www.usenet.com /newsgroups/soc.culture.greek/msg09505.html   (1149 words)

  
 TV:Current Sci-Fi TV:XWP: Priestess Headquarters:Your War:Electryon's New Girlfriend
Electryon, Raven, and Melanie walked quietly down the beach shore, taking in the warm sun.
The goddess had taken off before for no reason, and a dream was just another excuse to go off on one of her adventures.
Still, Electryon didn’t believe so wholeheartedly that this sudden takeoff of his wife was just another day in her life.
bboard.scifi.com /bboard/browse.php/1/3/2023/291/3   (1058 words)

  
 The Labors of Herakles
HERAKLES, son of ZEUS and of ALKMENE (who was daughter of ELECTRYON, the son of Perseus, and therefore great-granddaughter of Zeus and Danaë).
Alkmene was already the wife of Amphitryon, the nephew of Electryon.
AMPHITRYON killed his father-in-law ELECTRYON, king of Tiryns, and was exiled by Elektryon's brother and successor STHENELOS (or Sthenelaus).
www.csun.edu /~hcfll004/herlabor.html   (1851 words)

  
 Electryon Term Papers, Essay Research Paper Help, Essays on Electryon
Electryon Term Papers, Essay Research Paper Help, Essays on Electryon
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 The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: II. The Circle of Myths: Hercules
After the loss of his numerous sons, Electryon betroths his daughter, Alcmene, to Amphitryon, the son of his brother, Alcaeus.
However, Amphitryon, through an unfortunate accident, causes the death of Electryon, and escapes to Thebes with his affianced bride.
He has not enjoyed her love, for she has solemnly pledged him not to touch her until he has avenged her brothers on the Thebans.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/mbh/mbh13.htm   (978 words)

  
 Hercules Myth of the Month
Electryon, High King of Mycenae and son of Perseus, was boiling with rage.
When Amphitryon discovered that the King of Elis had bought his uncle's stolen cattle for a song, he paid a large ransom and recalled Electryon to identify them, pleased that he had recovered the herd, albeit for a price.
Miffed at Electryon's ingratitude, Amphitryon tossed his club at one of the cows which had wandered away from the herd.
www.thanasis.com /mmay99.htm   (3433 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Electryon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition.
For the constellation, see Perseus (constellation); for the Macedonian king, see Perseus of Macedon Perseus with the Head of Medusa Perseus was the son of Danae, the only child of Acrisius king of Argos.
In Greek mythology, Licymnius was a good friend of Heracles and a son of Electryon.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Electryon   (317 words)

  
 Perseus (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Perseus and Andromeda had six sons: Perses, Alcaeus, Heleus[?], Mestor[?], Sthenelus, and Electryon.
The first was supposedly left in Ethiopia and became ancestor of the emperors of Persia to explain the similarity of the country's name and Perseus'.
His descendants ruled Mycenae from Electryon down to Eurystheus, after whom Atreus got the kingdom, and include the great hero Heracles son of Amphitryon son of Alcaeus.
www.eurofreehost.com /pe/Perseus_(mythology)_3.html   (164 words)

  
 Amphitryon
He marries his cousin Alcmene, the daughter of his uncle, the king of Tiryns, Electryon.
After accidentally murdering Electryon, Amphitryon was forced to flee by the new king Stheneleus.
He and his wife moved to Thebes, where they were welcomed by the king, Creon.
dante.udallas.edu /hutchison/Heroes/Heracles/amphitryon.htm   (233 words)

  
 Boast of Cassiopeia - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Andromeda followed her husband to Tiryns in Argos, and became the ancestress of the family of the Perseidae through Perseus' and Andromeda's son, Perses.
Their descendants ruled Mycenae from Electryon down to Eurystheus, after whom Atreus got the kingdom, and include the great hero Heracles.
After her death she, Cetus, Cephus, and Cassiopeia, were placed by Athena amongst the constellations in the northern sky, near Perseus.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Perseides   (537 words)

  
 Astarte (X-Force foe)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
She and her partner, Electryon, were assigned the mission to take the quantum energy that Moonstar was able to project.
Astarte and Electryon then told to find the disturbance an island in the Pacific.
Moonstar was able to recall her powers with the help of Ry’lor.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/astartee.htm   (326 words)

  
 X-Force 93
X-Force was relaxing, playing a nice game of frisbee, when they are approached by two Eternals, a race of god-like humans, named Astarte and Electryon.
They tell Moonstar that they need her help to get rid of an un-earthly energy eminating from an island.
Ry'lor, believing in Moonstar, pushes her to focus her power on the sphere, to reverse the process.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Station/9475/xfo93.htm   (384 words)

  
 Electryon Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Electryon   (231 words)

  
 Andromeda
Our newest release, the ZINE headlines intro, was designed using a betaversion of our new designtool, Electryon.
The tool enables a realtime interaction between Maya and the target demo.
Our animator Oo was bluntly neglected in the making of Noumenon, and our goal with Electryon is to be able to draw from his artistic abilities and let our coders do what they should: make effects.
www.andromeda.no   (224 words)

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